Masstown Market Seafood Pie

Masstown Seafood Pie

Seafood pie is a crowd favourite throughout Nova Scotia. It’s easy to understand why – fresh fish in creamy sauce encapsulated by a flaky pastry. Yum.  Everyone has different take on this classic – but luckickly, Masstown Market agreed to share their award-winning version for all to enjoy.

For 6 people (makes one 9-inch pie)


12 oz (350 g) regular chowder mix (haddock, cod, cold water shrimp and sea scallops)
pie crust pastry
2 medium white potatoes
1 green onion
½ sweet red pepper
3½ oz (100 g) frozen of fresh sweet corn
3½ oz (100 g) cream cheese
1.7 oz (50 g) grated cheddar cheese
1 tbsp (15 ml) cornstarch
2-3 tbsp (30-45 ml) cream
1 tbsp (15 ml) fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp (15 ml) dried parsley
1 tsp (5 ml) dried summer savory
½ tsp (2 ml) garlic powder
½ tsp (2 ml) Worcestershire sauce


  1. Cut potatoes into to half-inch (2 cm) cubes. Cook in boiling salted water so the centre of the potatoes are still firm. Drain potatoes and chill in fridge.
  2. Soften cream cheese slightly, cut in cubes and microwave for 2 minutes. Stir together cream cheese, lemon juice and all seasonings.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine chopped green onion, chopped red pepper and corn. Add cornstarch to cream and pour over veggies. Add cream cheese mixture and cold potatoes. Stir in chowder mix and finish with grated cheddar cheese.
  4. Pour into pastry lined 9-inch pie dish and top with pastry. Bake at 400F (180 C) for 20 to 30 minutes.

For 6 people (makes one 9-inch pie)

Recipe Provided by:

Masstown Market

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